Workshop 4: Respect

Workshop 4: Respect
Workshop 4: Respect

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  • The soul that is within me no man can degrade. — Frederick Douglass Today's workshop focuses on respect. Respect, like several other...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 15 Activity 1: Story — Joseph Jordan 10 Activity 2: Two Sides to Every Virtue 10 Activity 3: Dilemma 20 Activity 4...
  • Spend time reflecting on the first Unitarian Universalist Principle: the inherent worth and dignity of every person. Does this translate...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Group covenant (Workshop 1...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Building Respect: Reverend Joseph Jordan " Preparation for Activity Read the story so you can present it...
  • Description of Activity Participants identify positive and negative aspects of the virtue of respect. Invite youth to sit for a moment and...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Respect Dilemmas Preparation for Activity Adapt the Leader Resource to include just the dilemmas...
  • Materials for Activity A large, soft ball or a small pillow Preparation for Activity Read Alternate Activity 3, which offers an extension...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Participants' journals, and writing instruments Participants' clipboards with anklets (...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Preparation for Activity Adapt the Taking...
  • Reflect on the workshop with your co-leader. Which activities did the group enjoy the most? Were varied learning styles addressed? When...
  • Materials for Activity A variety of costumes and props Optional: A video camera Optional: A computer with Internet connection Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity "Bicycle Rack" newsprint sheet from Opening Description of Activity Youth discuss ethical challenges they have faced...
  • Materials for Activity DVD of the film Easy A (PG-13, directed by Will Gluck, 2010) DVD player and digital projector or large monitor...
  • Materials for Activity Drawing paper and drawing implements including color markers, multicultural skin tone markers, crayons, and/or color...
  • The soul that is within me no man can degrade. — Frederick Douglass IN TODAY'S WORKSHOP... we heard about Joseph Jordan, the first ordained...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    When Joseph Jordan (pronounced Jerden ) was born in Virginia in 1842, slavery was still legal. Most people of African descent were treated...
  • Dilemma 1 People, especially women and girls, are often told to respect their bodies and themselves by rejecting pressure to have sex when...
  • Read more about Rev. Joseph Jordan on the websites of the Harvard Square Library and the Dictionary of Unitarian and Universalist Biography...

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.

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